Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

bifarius - bilocularis

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

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Type/
Gender

Meaning

bifarius
bifaria
bifarium
two forms
bifariusbifariadjtaking two forms
bifer
bifera
biferum
bearing fruit twice a year
biferbiferadjbearing fruit twice a year
Arthopyrenia bifera Zahlbr.
bifidus
bifida
bifidum
split in 2
bifidusbifidadjdivided into 2 parts
Phlox bifida Beck
Epidendrum bifidum Aubl.
Elaeocarpus bifidus Hook. & Arn.
bifloriformis
bifloriformis
bifloriforme
two flowered form
bibiprebis
twice
florusflorpparfloreo
to bloom, to flower
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
formisformadjin botanical Latin a substantive suffix for nouns derived from 'forma': to be in the form or shape of...
Tulipa bifloriformis Vved.
biflorus
biflora
biflorum
2 flowered
bibiprebis
twice
florusflorpparfloreo
to bloom, to flower
Caltha biflora DC.
Polygonatum biflorum (Walt.) Ell.
Cenchrus biflorus Roxb.
bifoliatus
bifoliata
bifoliatum
with 2 leaves
bibiprebis
twice
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Conyza bifoliata Walt.
Aster bifoliatus (Walt.) Ahles
bifoliolatus
bifoliolata
bifoliolatum
bifoliolate
bibiprebis
twice
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
olusolnoun/msubstantive suffix for 1st & 2nd declention nouns: diminutive
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Cassia bifoliolata DC. ex Collad.
Zanthoxylum bifoliolatum Leonard
bifolius
bifolia
bifolium
2 leaved
bibiprebis
twice
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Abies bifolia A. Murray bis
Galium bifolium S. Wats.
biformiger
biformigera
biformigerum
bearing two forms
bibiprebis
twice
formaformnoun/fform, figure, shape
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
gergerapargero
to carry, bear, wear
Catillaria biformigera (Leighton) H. Magn.
biformis
biformis
biforme
two forms
bibiprebis
twice
formisformadjin botanical Latin a substantive suffix for nouns derived from 'forma': to be in the form or shape of...
Anisomeridium biforme (Borrer) R. C. Harris
Arthopyrenia biformis (Borrer) Massal.
biformispinus
biformispina
biformispinum
two forms of spines
bibiprebis
twice
formaformnoun/fform, figure, shape
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
spinaspinnoun/fthorn; prickle, spine
usadjLatinizing suffix
Rubus biformispinus Blanch.
bifrons
bifrondes
two leaves
bibiprebis
twice
fronsfrondnoun/fleaf, foliage
Aloina bifrons (De Not.) Delg.
bifurcatus
bifurcata
bifurcatum
forked into two
bibiprebis
twice
furcafurcnoun/fa fork
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Wodyetia bifurcata A. K. Irvine
Eriogonum bifurcatum Reveal
Hibiscus bifurcatus Cav.
bifurcus
bifurca
bifurcum
forked into two
bibiprebis
twice
furcafurcnoun/fa fork
usadjLatinizing suffix
Potentilla bifurca L.
bigeminatus
bigeminata
bigeminatum
twice paired
bibiprebis
twice
geminatusgeminatppargemino
to double
Solanum bigeminatum Nees
bigeminus
bigemina
bigeminum
twice paired
bibiprebis
twice
geminusgeminadjtwin born; paired, double
Smithia bigemina Dalzell
Archidendron bigeminum (L.) I. C. Nielsen
bigibbosus
bigibbosa
bigibbosum
2 swellings
bibiprebis
twice
gibbusgibbnoun/mhump, hunch
osusosadjadjective suffix for nouns: plenitude or notable development
Rogeria bigibbosa Engl.
bigibbus
bigibbi
2 swellings
bibiprebis
twice
gibbusgibbnoun/mhump, hunch
Dendrobium bigibbum Lindl.
biglandulosus
biglandulosa
biglandulosum
two types of glands
bibiprebis
twice
glandulosusglandulosadjfull of glands
Parkia biglandulosa Wight & Arn.
Sapium biglandulosum (L.) Mull. Arg., nom. illeg.
biglobosus
biglobosa
biglobosum
two spheres
bibiprebis
twice
globosusglobosadjspherical
Parkia biglobosa (Jacq.) R. Br. ex G. Don
biglumis
biglumis
biglume
two glumes (husks)
bibiprebis
twice
glumaglumnoun/fa hull or husk
isadjadjectival suffix
Juncus biglumis L.
bijugatus
bijugata
bijugatum
two yokes
bibiprebis
twice
jugumjugnoun/nζυγον
yoke
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Lathyrus bijugatus White
bijugus
bijuga
bijugum
two yokes
bibiprebis
twice
jugumjugnoun/nζυγον
yoke
usadjLatinizing suffix
Melicoccus bijuga L.
Cicer bijugum Rech. f.
bilabiatus
bilabiata
bilabiatum
two lips
bibiprebis
twice
labialabinoun/flip
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Aristolochia bilabiata L.
bilineatus
bilineata
bilineatum
two lines
bibiprebis
twice
linealinenoun/fplumb-line, line (drawn)
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Haworthia bilineata Baker
Trifolium bilineatum Fresen.
bilobatus
bilobata
bilobatum
with two lobes
bibiprebis
twice
lobatuslobatadjNL
lobed
Anthoceros bilobata Turpin
bilobus
biloba
bilobum
2 lobes
bibiprebis
twice
lobuslobnoun/mλοβοϛ
Late L
Greek: lobe of the ear; late Latin: husk, pod
usadjLatinizing suffix
Chorizanthe biloba Goodman
Conophytum bilobum (Marloth) N. E. Br.
bilocularis
biloculares
biloculare
two pockets (loculi)
bibiprebis
twice
locularislocularadjkept in receptacles, pockets, compartments
Sapium biloculare (S. Wats.) Pax
Sebastiania bilocularis S. Wats.